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μαινάς , άδος, , (μαίνομαι)
A.raving, frantic, λύσσα v. l. in S.Fr.941.4; “βάκχηE.Ba.915.
2. as Subst., mad woman, esp. Bacchante, Maenad, “μαινάδι ἴσηIl.22.460, cf. h.Cer.386, A.Fr.382, S.OT212 (lyr.), etc.; of the Furies, A.Eu.500 (lyr.); of Cassandra, E.Tr. 173 (lyr.).
3. = πόρνη, Poll.7.203 cod. A, Hdn.Epim.83.
II. Act., causing madness, esp. of love, “μαινὰς ὄρνιςPi.P.4.216.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 500
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 915
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 173
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.460
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 386
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 212
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 941.4
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